2017 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum

  2017 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum ‘Wisdom, Justice, Transformation’ Date: Friday, October 13, 2017 Location: Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center 2450 Galleria Parkway; Atlanta, GA  30339 Time: 7:30-8 a.m. Coffee/Breakfast | 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Program Lunch included Register Now Here The entire event is open to the public, but registration is required. AGENDA 7:30 – 8:00 – Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 8:15 – Welcome 8:20 – 8:50 – Opening Presentation: Federal Tax Reform and What It Means for Georgia Jonathan Williams, Chief Economist and Vice President for the Center for State Fiscal Reform at the … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: September 8, 2017

Stay safe as Hurricane Irma approaches.

Friday Facts: December 9, 2016

Regulation, regulation, regulation.

Friday Facts: September 23, 2016

Save your seat by SUNDAY for the Early Bird Rate to our 25th Anniversary Celebration with John Stossel!

Friday Facts: August 19, 2016

It’s Friday!  Events  August 22: The registration deadline is today! Sign up now to attend, “Across the Pond: A Policy Update,” the Foundation’s noon Policy Briefing Luncheon at Cobb County’s Georgian Club on Monday, August 22. The keynote speaker is British Consul General Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford. $35. Information here; register online here. Then and now: In 1991, when the Georgia Public Policy Foundation was founded, Georgia charter school enrollment was non-existent. Today (2015) there are 325,808 Georgia students enrolled in charter schools. The Foundation celebrates 25 years in Georgia in 2016. All year, we’re … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: June 17, 2016

Happy 25th birthday charter schools, 2017 health insurance costs, Medicare delays

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Celebrate National School Choice Week at Jan. 27 Event

Join the Foundation January 27, 2016 at our event celebrating National School Choice Week!

The Case for K-12 Student-Based Budgeting in Georgia

All you need to know about student-based budgeting for Georgia.

Friday Facts: December 4, 2015

The Affordable Care Act: Many can’t afford premiums.

December 8 Event: ‘The Case for K-12 Student-Based Budgeting in Georgia’

Just how does Georgia ensure that funding follows the student in ways that enable families to embrace education innovation?

Friday Facts: September 18, 2015

Health care: Enrollments increase, but so do premiums.

Friday Facts: September 11, 2015

Road diets, tanning taxes and charter school churls.

Friday Facts: August 21, 2015

What’s the environmental impact of wind energy?

News Release: Foundation Hosts Savannah Event July 29

Join the Foundation in Savannah July 29, find out about education and school choice in 2016!

Friday Facts: May 1, 2015

A Georgia charter school is No. 27 on the list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools!

Friday Facts: January 23, 2015

In honor of National School Choice Week, a focus on school choice.

Friday Facts: September 12, 2014

The state’s education spending has changed with the economy, not because of politics.

Friday Facts: August 15, 2014

How much could telehealth save in health care costs?

Friday Facts: July 11, 2014

A Georgia-based organization proposes affordable health care solutions for uninsured Georgians.

Friday Facts: May 30, 2014

It’s Friday!  Quotes of Note  “There is no surer way to misread any document than to read it literally. … As nearly as we can, we must put ourselves in the place of those who uttered the words, and try to divine how they would have dealt with the unforeseen situation; and, although their words are by far the most decisive evidence of what they would have done, they are by no means final.” – Judge Learned Hand “It’s not what you say, it’s what people hear.” – Frank Luntz … Continue Reading →